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Smokin’ Good Time at La Feria Celebration!

Smokin’ Good Time at La Feria Celebration!

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Large Crowd Endures Scorching Temps to Enjoy Patriotic Event with Music, Games, Barbecue and Fireworks The City of La Feria opened their doors Saturday, June 28 to host a “smokin’ hot’ event to celebrate Independence Day a few days early. The heat was turned up with mid-afternoon temperatures hovering around…

Corpus Christi to Move Forward with Bag Ordinance

Corpus Christi to Move Forward with Bag Ordinance

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Would Impose Fee, Not Ban by John Michaelson CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – After being pulled from the table over legal concerns, a proposed plastic bag ordinance in Corpus Christi is expected to be back before the city council before the end of summer. The plan was set aside this spring with worries…

How to Protect Your Family’s Skin from Summer’s Scrapes, Bites and Burns

How to Protect Your Family’s Skin from Summer’s Scrapes, Bites and Burns

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Afternoons at the pool, family barbecues, outdoor sports and picnics all mean summertime has arrived. With the change in temperature comes additional exposure to the elements and the attendant skin scrapes, bites and burns. Pharmacy shelves are lined with products to treat these common summer ailments. But with more Americans…

La Feria man wins $10,000 on cable TV’s “Donut Showdown”

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Video courtesy of KGBT Action 4 News on YouTube

Tenet to Acquire Vanguard Health Systems for $21 per share in Cash

Tenet to Acquire Vanguard Health Systems for $21 per share in Cash

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Expands Tenet’s Total Ownership to 79 Hospitals and 157 Outpatient Facilities Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE:THC) and Vanguard Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VHS) have signed a definitive agreement whereby Tenet will acquire Vanguard for $21 per share in an all cash transaction. The acquisition is valued at $4.3 billion including the assumption…

Commission Approves Zoning Changes to Accommodate Safe-Guard Pest Control

Commission Approves Zoning Changes to Accommodate Safe-Guard Pest Control

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After several minutes of discussion and questions, the La Feria City Commission approved an ordinance that will allow Safe-Guard Pest Control to relocate their warehouse and distribution center to a location behind the owner’s residence on Parker Road. This parcel of the property will be rezoned as C-2 Commercial with…

Harlingen Neurologist Dr. Hassan invited to present research findings on stroke at world-class conference

Harlingen  Neurologist  Dr. Hassan  invited  to  present  research findings  on  stroke at  world-class  conference

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HARLINGEN – Dr. Ameer Hassan, the Valley’s first specially-trained Endovascular Neurologist, has published research on stroke treatment that will be shown to doctors and other health care professionals from 105 countries from across the world during an international conference in Dallas in November. Dr. Hassan’s research was recently accepted as…

Etiquette and Political/Religious Correctness

Etiquette and Political/Religious Correctness

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Dear Ms. Etiquette, The world is getting kind of crazy and well, a little scary. It seems that people are pitted against each other in many things and don’t even realize the interior wars that are brewing under the surface. I mean, just with the pro-life, pro-choice agenda you have…

Grand Opening Marks Arrival of Sun Loan Company to La Feria

Grand Opening Marks Arrival of  Sun Loan Company to La Feria

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City Officials and Dignitaries attend Celebration La Feria Mayor Steve Brewer, Judge Mike Trejo, along with many of their staff members joined an enthusiastic crowd of well-wishers to welcome the Sun Loan Company to La Feria. The mayor said, “We are happy to have this new business in downtown La…

La Feria Represented at BOYS STATE

La Feria Represented at BOYS STATE

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Story and photos submitted by Cindy Hinojosa Five young men from La Feria High School recently had the incredible opportunity to attend Texas Boys State in Austin, Texas. Boys State is made up of almost 1000 young men who have just completed their junior year of high school. They are…